UWG Accreditations and Approvals

External Accreditation/Approval for UWG Degree Programs

External Accrediting/Approval Agency UWG Department(s) and College(s) * UWG Degree Program(s) Date of Last/Next Review Negative Action Taken
American Chemical Society (ACS) Chemistry, College of Science and Mathematics
  • BS Chemistry
Last: 2013
Next: 2021
No Negative Actions
Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (International) (AACSB) Richards College of Business Departments:
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Economics
  • Management
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing and Real Estate
  • MBA (Dean's Office)
  • BBA Accounting
  • BBA Finance
  • MPAcc
  • BBA Economics
  • BBA Management 
  • BBA Management Information Systems
  • BBA Marketing
  • BBA Real Estate
Last: 2016
Next: 2021 
No Negative Actions
Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET Computer Science, College OF Science and Mathematics
  • BS Computer Science
Last: 2014
Next: 2020
No Negative Actions
Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)  Communication Sciences and Professional Counseling, College Of Education 
  • MED Professional Counseling
  • EdS Professional Counseling
  • EdD Professional Counseling and Supervision
Last: 2015
Next: 2024
No Negative Actions
Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (American Speech-Language Hearing Association-ASHA) PDF Communication Sciences and Professional Counseling, College Of Education
  • BSEd Speech Language Pathology
  • MEd Speech Language Pathology
Last: 2017
Next: 2025
No Negative Actions
 Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) Nursing, Tanner Health System School Of Nursing 
  • BSN Nursing
  • MSN Nursing
Last: 2018
Next: 2028
No Negative Actions
 Georgia Board of Nursing PDF Nursing, Tanner Health System School Of Nursing
  • BSN Nursing
Annual Reporting  
National Association of Schools of Arts and Design (NASAD) Art, College of Arts and Humanities
  • BA Art
  • BFA Art
Last: 2013
Next: 2024
No Negative Actions
 National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) Music, College of Arts and Humanities
  • BM Music
  • MM Music
Last: 2016
Next: 2026
No Negative Actions - required "items for response" progress reports
 National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST) Theatre, College of Arts and Humanities
  • BA Theatre
  • BFA Theatre
Last: 2013
Next: 2024
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Last: 2019
Next: 2020
No Negative Actions
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Report In Progress
Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA) Political Science, College of Social Sciences  
  • MPA Public Administration
Last: 2018
Next: 2024
No Negative Actions

External Accreditation/Approval for UWG Degree Programs

  • External Accrediting/Approval Agency: American Chemical Society (ACS)
    UWG Department(s) and College(s) *: Chemistry, College of Science and Mathematics
    UWG Degree Program(s):

    • BS Chemistry

    Date of Last/Next Review: Last: 2013
    Next: 2021
    Negative Action Taken: No Negative Actions

  • External Accrediting/Approval Agency: Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (International) (AACSB)
    UWG Department(s) and College(s) *: Richards College of Business Departments:

    • Accounting and Finance
    • Economics
    • Management
    • Management Information Systems
    • Marketing and Real Estate

    UWG Degree Program(s):
    • MBA (Dean's Office)
    • BBA Accounting
    • BBA Finance
    • MPAcc
    • BBA Economics
    • BBA Management 
    • BBA Management Information Systems
    • BBA Marketing
    • BBA Real Estate

    Date of Last/Next Review: Last: 2016
    Next: 2021 
    Negative Action Taken: No Negative Actions

  • External Accrediting/Approval Agency: Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET
    UWG Department(s) and College(s) *: Computer Science, College OF Science and Mathematics
    UWG Degree Program(s):

    • BS Computer Science

    Date of Last/Next Review: Last: 2014
    Next: 2020
    Negative Action Taken: No Negative Actions

  • External Accrediting/Approval Agency: Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) 
    UWG Department(s) and College(s) *: Communication Sciences and Professional Counseling, College Of Education 
    UWG Degree Program(s):

    • MED Professional Counseling
    • EdS Professional Counseling
    • EdD Professional Counseling and Supervision

    Date of Last/Next Review: Last: 2015
    Next: 2024
    Negative Action Taken: No Negative Actions

  • External Accrediting/Approval Agency: Council on Academic Accreditation (CAA) in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (American Speech-Language Hearing Association-ASHA) PDF
    UWG Department(s) and College(s) *: Communication Sciences and Professional Counseling, College Of Education
    UWG Degree Program(s):

    • BSEd Speech Language Pathology
    • MEd Speech Language Pathology

    Date of Last/Next Review: Last: 2017
    Next: 2025
    Negative Action Taken: No Negative Actions

  • External Accrediting/Approval Agency:  Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
    UWG Department(s) and College(s) *: Nursing, Tanner Health System School Of Nursing 
    UWG Degree Program(s):

    • BSN Nursing
    • MSN Nursing

    Date of Last/Next Review: Last: 2018
    Next: 2028
    Negative Action Taken: No Negative Actions

  • External Accrediting/Approval Agency:  Georgia Board of Nursing PDF
    UWG Department(s) and College(s) *: Nursing, Tanner Health System School Of Nursing
    UWG Degree Program(s):

    • BSN Nursing

    Date of Last/Next Review: Annual Reporting
    Negative Action Taken:  

  • External Accrediting/Approval Agency: National Association of Schools of Arts and Design (NASAD)
    UWG Department(s) and College(s) *: Art, College of Arts and Humanities
    UWG Degree Program(s):

    • BA Art
    • BFA Art

    Date of Last/Next Review: Last: 2013
    Next: 2024
    Negative Action Taken: No Negative Actions

  • External Accrediting/Approval Agency:  National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
    UWG Department(s) and College(s) *: Music, College of Arts and Humanities
    UWG Degree Program(s):

    • BM Music
    • MM Music

    Date of Last/Next Review: Last: 2016
    Next: 2026
    Negative Action Taken: No Negative Actions - required "items for response" progress reports

  • External Accrediting/Approval Agency:  National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST)
    UWG Department(s) and College(s) *: Theatre, College of Arts and Humanities
    UWG Degree Program(s):

    • BA Theatre
    • BFA Theatre

    Date of Last/Next Review: Last: 2013
    Next: 2024
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    Last: 2019
    Next: 2020
    Negative Action Taken: No Negative Actions
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    Report In Progress

  • External Accrediting/Approval Agency: Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA)
    UWG Department(s) and College(s) *: Political Science, College of Social Sciences
    UWG Degree Program(s):  

    • MPA Public Administration

    Date of Last/Next Review: Last: 2018
    Next: 2024
    Negative Action Taken: No Negative Actions


Institutional Memberships

American Council on Education
American Association of State Colleges and Universities
American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
Association for the Assessment of Learning in Higher Education
Georgia Association of Colleges and Employers
National Collegiate Honors Council